Posts by Nick

Uppland Tour

From Nov 15 to 22 we are going to tour in Uppland, our home province with this amazing project. Väsen, with André Ferrari on percussion together with singer/fiddler Lena Willemark, Trio X from Uppsala and Norbotten Big Band. Everything led by Mats Hålling who have written most of the arrangements. See our gig-list for more…

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November in Japan

We are going to Japan and Tokyo again! On November 4 we have our very special acoustic concert. On November 5 & 6 we are sharing concert with Lunasa from Ireland and Nanook from Greenland. For more details see our giglist.

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Edinburgh Tradfest, 2015

Jim Gilchrist · 8 May, 2015 · The Scotsman It was Olov Johansson, nyckelharpa player with the superbly accomplished Swedish trio Väsen, who suggested that by the end of the evening we’d be “thoroughly polskanised”, referring to the distinctive polska tunes which form the bedrock of their repertoire. He needn’t have worried, as he, viola…

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Edinburgh Folk Club, 2015

Tradfest Review · Rob Adams · The Herald · Folk & Jazz critic · 5 May, 2015 Väsen at Edinburgh Folk Club · 5 Stars We may never know what happened between Väsen and the booking agent who inspired Kapten Kapsyl. It seems safe to venture that the Swedish trio’s relationship with the man they…

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